Separate fact from fiction and learn how eating the right amount of protein at the right time can help you get better results from your workouts. By: Marie Spano, MS, RD
Though fat and carbohydrates continue to battle the nutrition paparazzi, protein seems to narrowly escape most of the negative press and come out shining brightly. This macronutrient is the backbone of many diet plans and a consistent topic of conversation among gym-goers. Despite its seemingly popular status, there are still a few old lingering myths and some new confusion about dietary protein. Here we put 9 of the most common myths about protein to rest.